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[QUOTE]NEW YORK (AP) -- Don Imus took a seat on the other side of the microphone Monday, appearing on the Rev. Al Sharpton's radio show and enduring more criticism for his offensive comments about the Rutgers women's basketball team.

Imus issued another apology for referring to members of the team as "nappy-headed hos." Sharpton called the comments "abominable" and "racist" and repeated his demand that Imus be fired.

"Our agenda is to be funny and sometimes we go too far. And this time we went way too far," Imus told Sharpton.

Earlier Monday, on his own radio show, Imus called himself "a good person" who made a bad mistake. (Watch the backlash against Imus )

"Here's what I've learned: that you can't make fun of everybody, because some people don't deserve it," he said. "And because the climate on this program has been what it's been for 30 years doesn't mean it's going to be what it's been for the next five years or whatever."

Imus said he was "embarrassed" by the remarks. He said he had made the comments in the course of "trying to be funny," but he was not trying to excuse them.

"I'm not a bad person. I'm a good person, but I said a bad thing. But these young women deserve to know it was not said with malice," he said.

He pointed to his involvement with the Imus Ranch, a cattle farm for children with cancer and blood disorders in Ribera, New Mexico. Ten percent of the children who come to the ranch are black, he added.

"I'm not a white man who doesn't know any African-Americans," he said.

Imus said he hoped to meet the players and their parents and coaches, and he said he was grateful that he was scheduled to appear on Sharpton's show.

"It's not going to be easy, but I'm not looking for it to be easy," Imus said.

Imus made the now infamous remark during his show Wednesday.

The Rutgers team, which includes eight black women, had lost the day before in the NCAA women's championship game. Imus was speaking with producer Bernard McGuirk about the game when the exchange began on "Imus in the Morning," which is broadcast to millions of people on more than 70 stations and MSNBC.

"That's some rough girls from Rutgers," Imus said. "Man, they got tattoos ..."

"Some hardcore hos," McGuirk said.

"That's some nappy-headed hos there, I'm going to tell you that," Imus said.

Imus also apologized on the air Friday, but his mea culpa has not quieted the uproar.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson and about 50 people marched Monday outside Chicago's NBC tower to protest Imus' comments, and an NAACP official called for the broadcaster's ouster.

James E. Harris, president of the New Jersey chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, demanded Sunday that Imus "resign or be terminated immediately."

Allison Gollust, a spokeswoman for MSNBC, said the network considers Imus' comments "deplorable" and is reviewing the matter.

Karen Mateo, a spokeswoman for CBS Radio -- Imus' employer and the owner of his New York radio home, WFAN-AM -- said the company was "disappointed" in Imus' actions and characterized his comments as "completely inappropriate."

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This is so ****ing retarded, once again the race card is played when it shouldn't have been. And big supprise two of the biggest racists are leading the charged.

[QUOTE]Imus issued another apology for referring to members of the team as "nappy-headed hos." Sharpton called the comments "abominable" and "racist" and repeated his demand that Imus be fired.[/QUOTE]

Why is it racist? Oh yeah that is right, he is white thus it has to be racist. God I hate sharpton, ignorance like this needs to be silenced. I guess he hasn't heard any rap stars refer to women this way. But I guess it is ok because they are black and not racist.

[QUOTE]The Rev. Jesse Jackson and about 50 people marched Monday outside Chicago's NBC tower to protest Imus' comments, and an NAACP official called for the broadcaster's ouster.[/QUOTE]

Not supprising, he hasn't been on tv in a while so he needs to get his face out there. Hey Jesse don't you have more money to launder or women to cheat on your wife with?

I hate it when someone says something that was an apparent **** up and people are all over them saying they are racist. He appologised, said he meant it as a joke but nooo unless he is fired and sacrficed to the "Supperior" Al Sharpton then nothing can be forgiven. He wasn't drunk, he wasn't go off on a tiraid at a night club, or just said something in bad taste. Hell why aren't they trying to get the other guy fired who called them "Hardcore Hoes" or was it the "Nappy headed" part that triggered the ignorant cries of racisim?

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